PaperDNA M2 Reader

DesignerNikolaus Frank
Prize3rd Place in Other Products Designs / Other Products designs
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Entry Description

The PaperDNA is an authentication solution to prevent fraud in medicals, based on the inherent micro topography of paper fiber pulp. The authentication label is the codified micro topography of the surface on which is printed and will not work if duplicated or copied into any other surface. When the M2 Reader is placed in a pharmacy environment, the customer can verify products by reading the label with M2 Reader. The display stand has a touch screen to get the opportunity for more information.

About Designer

Designs products and develops new product ideas for current development and production, but also for future products, making use of new, emerging and future technologies. Has designed transport, lighting, electrical appliances, telecom products and musical instruments, working with international design groups and development teams in UK, North America, and with companies in Asia. Was previously VP/Head of Industrial Design at Ericsson Mobile Communication, Division Consumer Products, where he initiated a new design centre and a new design line for the company's products.

Awards and Prize

GOOD DESIGN™ Award. The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA, 2017 (2), 2016, 2015 (2), 2014 (2),2013 (2), 2012, 2011 (2), 2010, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2004 (2), 2003, 2002, 1995 International Design Awards, 2017 Bronze Award, Los Angeles Silver Award, A'Design Award & Competition 2017, Milan Gold Award, A'Design Award & Competition 2016, Milan German Design Award 2016, Special Award, Berlin Spark:Product Design, Finalist, 2015, 2012, USA German Design Award, nominated for one product 2015, two products 2014, Berlin Spark:Concept Finalist, 2012, USA MA Prize – Green Dwelling. Honorable Mention for conceptual project 2012, Atlanta Spark:Concept Gold Award, 2012, USA Spark: Pro Gold Award, 2011, USA ”Outstanding Technology Innovation”, Connected TV Awards, 2011, London CSI Award (Ericsson IPTV Remote Product), 2010, Las Vegas Excellent Swedish Design, 2002, 1995, 1993, Stockholm IDEA Industrial Design Excellence Award 2001, Gold Award with IDEO, for design work with Amtrak Acela High Speed Train, USA Award of Excellence 1999, 1997, Honorable Mention, 1995, LG Electronics International Design Competition , Seoul GOOD DESIGN™ Exhibition. Product selected for exhibition and permanent collection. The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, 1998, 1997, 1996 Finalist, 8th International Design Competition 1997, Osaka iF Award for Good Industrial Design 1995. IndustriForum, Hannover The 2:nd Design The Future International Competition, 1991, Prize winner, Tokyo "Design for the future", 1990, Prize winner, Stockholm Forma Finlandia international design competition 1990, Helsinki Yamaha Audio System International Design Competition, 1989, Prize winner, Tokyo "New light over Stockholm", 1989, First prize, Scandinavian light design competition, Stockholm Electrolux design competition, 1986, First prize, Stockholm.